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Fate of Justice Samuel Awich to be discussed at Bar meeting

While the garbage collection issue may be settled soon, tonight, the bar association meets to discuss the fate of Justice Samuel Lungole Awich. A faction of the bar is inviting [...]

Suspended CitCo employee calls financial controller a liar

Belize Maintenance Limited workers protested the Belize City Council this morning for “under paying” them by a quarter million dollars. But this afternoon, the focus was still on the issue [...]

Mayor expected to be charged for under-depositing

So are the police close to making an arrest at City Hall for the unaccounted funds of close to a quarter of million dollars from its coffers? We asked the [...]

Garbage fees pile up; workers protest City Hall’s non-payment

While Mayor Moya Flowers has kept mum on the under-depositing at CitCo, another problem that won’t go away is the issue of the unpaid debts for garbage collection. For the [...]

Queen Street business damaged in fire

A fire on Queen Street proved to be a double whammy for businessman, Roberto Chee and his family, who experienced a second blaze at their Queen Street residence and store. [...]

Two kids and one adult shot on Mahogany Street

While firemen had put out the blaze, police this afternoon were looking for the shooter or shooters who opened fire on busy Mahogany Street in the Lake Independence area. Classes [...]

NEWCO tries to collect $8 million G.O.B. refuses to pay

Remember NEWCO and the arbitration award totaling about eight million dollars against the Government of Belize? In June of 2008 a group of investors called NEWCO got an arbitration award [...]

Justice bows out and laundering case hops to third courtroom

But in the local courts, the money laundering case of the Coye Family was adjourned today. The case has had some unusual twists so far. First it was heard in [...]

Dickie Bradley’s says client’s exposure blown out of proportion

And a driver of Buttonwood Bay was charged today with an unusual charge. This morning, thirty six year old Jude Pennil of Buttonwood Bay appeared before Magistrate Aretha Ford in [...]

Attempted murder suspect identified at scene of crime

Also in the courts, a Belize City youth was charged with attempted murder this afternoon. Eighteen year old Leon Ebanks, a resident of seventeen miles on the Western Highway was [...]

Burglar steals from funeral parlor

Burglars are known to break into just about any place, but one thief has taken it one notch further and broke into a place known to service the dead. Kent [...]

Power outage forces business closures in old capital

Electricity was interrupted today from just after midday to around four-thirty this evening. And those four hours took a toll on business operations downtown. News Five found that a number [...]

Late pay slips and flu affecting Belmopan schools

Schools around the country are interrupting classes because of the spread of the flu. In Belmopan, however, the reason why Our Lady of Guadalupe Roman Catholic School, was closed down [...]

Telemedia announces new Chief Operations Officer

In other news, Telemedia announced today that the former head of its Marketing Division, Karen Bevans, was moving upstairs at Saint Thomas Street. Bevans is being named as Chief Operations [...]

Students return from CODICADER games in Costa Rica

The students who represented Belize are back home after a long and uneventful trip at the CODICADER games in Costa Rica. The teams failed to pull off any win and [...]

James Adderley has the latest in sporting news

Good evening, I’m James Adderley and we’re certainly glad that you could join us for this rush of Sports Monday. Week eight in the Belize Bank Super League took us [...]

Foreign Investor warnings from Oppenheimer and Co.

A report earlier this week from the U.S. based financial advisory group Atlanta International, a division of Oppenheimer & Company, is sounding the alarm for investors. Atlanta International is known [...]

PM’s Independence Speech also troublesome to investors

There was another caution about investor confidence in Belize. It is titled “A new kind of debt management” which rose not out of any action taken by government but rather [...]

Flooding in Orange Walk Villages

It has been more than a year since the deadly floods caused by Tropical Storm Arthur and Tropical Depression Sixteen struck the country. Thirteen lives were lost and millions of [...]

And flooding all over Belize City

But Northern residents are not the only ones facing inundation. The rains in Belize City have also created flooding problems for residents directly behind the Lord Ridge Cemetery. They, however, [...]

Councillor Samuels gives an update on under deposits

It’s September twenty fifth, the date when the Director of Public Prosecutions was expected to deliver her decision after reviewing the Belize City Council’s file that included the audited reports [...]

Second wave of H1N1 sickens mostly the youth

When the Influenza A (H1N1) was identified to be a new flu strain, it caused severe respiratory illnesses to those unlucky individuals who caught the virus. The Director of Health [...]

Safety measures on filling butane tanks still ignored

Less than two weeks ago, a faulty gas tank exploded at Brown’s Butane Gas Service on Mopan Street and brought a horrific end to a young employee’s life. Elton Herrera’s [...]

Single mother gets assistance to build a home

Affordable homes are hard to come by, but thanks to Hand in Hand Ministries’ “Build for Change Program”; a single mother of four is getting the assistance she needs to [...]

B.N.E. Trust to build classrooms for primary school

Belize Natural Energy (B.N.E.) wants to be known not only for the oil it extracts from Belize’s soil and the estimated three hundred and thirty-four million dollars it profited in [...]